Tagged: Google Glasses

Google Glass is an effective tool to determine brain disease, but how?

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Image – The Verge

Google Glass was developed keeping in mind augmented reality applications and providing the wearer with a better information about the real world in front of the eyes. However, researchers at the Tomsk Polytechnic University and the Siberian State Medical University have found another good use for Google’s wearable. They are developing a software which helps determine brain health using the glasses.
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Google Glass Enterprise Edition in flesh looks much better than its predecessor

Foldable Google Glass Enterprise Edition_1

We haven’t heard much about Google Glass in a long time and that means only one thing, they are working on a better version which will be released sooner rather than later. It was speculated that a foldable Google Glass Enterprise Edition is on the way and finally we get to see how it looks. Having some cosmetic changes like the foldable design and slightly bigger glass prism will bring portability and the leverage to see a larger picture. According to FCC documents the new model is named as GG1 and it looks like a smoothened pair of glasses with screen floating above your eye level.
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Google Glass compatible Aero Glass facilitates pilot with advanced HUD

Aero glass HUD

A new kind of head mounted display with augmented reality credentials has been spotted, and let me tell you it is going to change the way aviation industry perceives visual information while flying planes. Aero Glass HUD can be mounted onto Google Glasses for providing advanced navigation, waypoints, geographical points of interest, airspace information, ADS-B traffic and other information that is vital for display in pilot’s vision. Not only Google Glass, but the wearable device is going to be compatible with Epson Moverio and other head-mounted type displays. The wearable glass is currently on show at the AirVenture exhibit and the first 200 people to sign-up with the testing program will receive the device for $1000, including the SDK.
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Atheer Labs develops immersive 3D wearable glasses

Atheer developer kit

Moving beyond the advanced technology of Google Glasses, Mountain View, CA-based startup Atheer Labs has developed a set of immersive 3D wearable glasses that perfectly blends the real world to the augmented reality. Atheer One and the Atheer developer kit will be using natural human interfaces to offer an immersive experience to the users anywhere and everywhere. The mobile 3D platform will give the users power to interact and manipulate digital fields and context and persona information through gestures, motion and voice commands.
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13 year old creates DIY Google glasses for himself

DIY google glass

Google glasses have generated a lot of interest in people all around the world. However, not everyone can afford these $1500 glasses and most of us have to settle just by dreaming about them. But not Clay Haight, a 13 year old boy who has created his own version of the Google glasses. At the age of 8, his fascination towards constructing electronic objects and DIY projects started after he was presented a book by his grandfather which explained about everyday appliances.
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Google Draw is augmented reality paintbrush for Google Glass

Jorge Trevino Blanco Google Draw stylus for Glass

Google Glasses have let loose our imagination when it comes to hand-free interaction with the world around us. But have we taken the hand-free dream far beyond our real capability? Industrial designer Jorge Trevino Blanco from Mexico believes otherwise and that is why he has his own version of a Google Glass compatible stylus that gives artists and people obsessed with interactive technology a chance to explore their skills. Google Draw is a stylus that lets you paint the world with your artistic prowess and do much more with Google Glasses.
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Technogym UNITY cardio console treadmill with Google Glass compatibility

Google Glass controlled cadio console treadmill

Technogym, the leader in innovative fitness equipment has come up with a Google Glass controlled treadmill christened UNITY that is state of the art when it comes to high end fitness experience. The cardio console is complete with an Android-based (version 4.0 open API platform) system that has a tablet like display panel for providing the visual running environment as well as other display elements like current distance, speed etc. To be shown-off at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the treadmill provides a unique experience of cardio workout as well as the ability to connect with personal trainer or friends via webcam. UNITY is compatible with MapMyFitness, RunKeeper and Withings while the Virtual Training and entertainment experience through internet, TV and games extends its functionality.
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The 4 coolest pieces of wearable technology from Kickstarter

The 4 coolest pieces of wearable technology from Kickstarter

The tech industry is constantly evolving, and wearable technology is widely touted as the next step after our advances in the mobile department. Projects like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear show that developers are already hard at work in making devices that integrate with our everyday attire. It’s no different on Kickstarter; in fact, one of the most popular pieces of wearable tech today, the Pebble smartwatch, started out on the popular crowdsourcing site. Here are four more awesome wearable gadgets you can find on Kickstarter.

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Will Nissan 3E HUD glasses give the blues to Google Glass?

Nissan 3E glasses HUD

Google Glasses have started all-new kind of race amongst high tech savvy manufacturers and independent DIYers to come up with revolutionary wearable HUD embedded into the glasses itself. Joining the bandwagon is Nissan with wearable glasses that are pitched as Third Eye and called Nissan 3E glasses which is one of the releases along with Nissan Nismo smartwatch for its futuristic gadget lineup. Unlike Google Glasses the angled screen display screen of the glasses sits in front of the left eye which has a very uber cool blue look. Not very much has been revealed by Nissan at this point in time but the world will get a glimpse of Nissan 3E glasses at Tokyo Motor Show.

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How Meta 1 augmented reality 3D glasses will deliver knockout punch to Google Glasses

Meta 1 augmented reality 3D glasses

Wearable technologies are going to rule the roost in the coming decade just like smartphones and tablets are doing in the current era. And the perfect catalyst for honing wearable technologies are going to be augmented reality glasses. Coming up as stiff competition to the Google Glasses, Meta 1 Augmented reality 3D glasses which are up on Kickstarter crowd-funding platform have successfully amassed the funding goal and you can lay your hands on one of these soon, as they are up for pre-order. Making the Google Glasses look lame in every aspect that they have pitched about so far, the Meta AR glasses are the brainchild of Meron Gribetz, 27-year old design student at the Columbia University along with his team consisting of big names like Professor Steve Mann (professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto) who has been working on augmented reality applications since 1980. These glasses run on Windows-based PC and in the future will have integration with all OS platforms for extended functionality.

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